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MST lowers expiry requirement on used machine imports

VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists say that if Vietnam lowers the requirements on the age of used machine imports, the problem of Chinese technology rubbish will not be settled.

Vietnamese to take part in design of new nuclear reactor

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese scientists will team up with foreign engineers to design and build the first nuclear reactor in Vietnam. 

Vietnam will suffer from “technology rubbish” if ministry does not act: scientists

VietNamNet Bridge - If Vietnam does not set a bar to prevent old machines and equipment from entering the country, it will turn into the world’s technology rubbish dump, scientists have warned. 

Businesses still oppose ban on imports of used machines

Though the Ministry of Science and Technology has adjusted the requirements on buying used machine imports, the regulation still faces strong opposition from the business community. 

Young Vietnamese man dreams of conquering Mars

VietNamNet Bridge – Vu Xuan Linh, better known as Quoc Anh, 32, is the only Vietnamese citizen who still has the opportunity to join Mars One, the $6 billion program that will establish a human settlement on Mars.

Science minister takes notice of submarines made by amateurs

Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan has for the first time made comments about the technical features of submarines made by nonprofessional engineers.

US-Vietnam sign agreement on nuclear research cooperation

A comprehensive cooperation agreement between Vietnam and the US has been signed on consultancy capability, research and development, and training and services in the nuclear energy field.

Vietnam fails to attract high technologies in FDI projects

Scientists have warned that the import of backward technologies would turn Vietnam into a technology landfill.

Science, technology firms can’t receive promised support

The government, while vowing to develop science and technology, has promised to give preferences and big investment incentives to science and technology firms. However, in fact, the preferences have not reached the firms.